Drought and fires threaten the extraction of raw materials in Australia

Unusually severe drought threatens production of minerals in Eastern Australia, according to The Wall Street Journal. Because of the intense heat in the country for several months of raging wildfires, and it is expected that the drought period continues, it is predicted that in the coming days the rains.

in Order to continue its operations, mining companies are planning to pump water for their operations from the previously flooded mines.

the Abnormal drought

In Australia, the most arid of the inhabited continents, mining companies have to share water with farmers and local residents.

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